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  • Soldier Found Dead In Gulu, Three Arrested

    A Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Soldier was on Wednesday morning found dead in Gulu Municipality after allegedly being strangled by his colleagues. Private Raphael Odokonyero 37, a soldier attached to 76 Battalion Bondo in Arua district was found lifeless near in Kanyogoga ‘A ‘ sub ward, Kanyogoga ward, Bardege Division. The deceased had reportedly travelled to the 4th […]

  • Okin Elected Acholi Parliamentary Group Chairperson

    The Chua West County legislator Mr Philip Okin Ojara has been elected new Chairperson of Acholi Parliamentary Group [APG], a caucus that brings together a total of 25 legislators from Acholi Sub region. Mr Okin 47 replaces the outgoing APG chairperson Prof Morris Ogenga Latigo also the Agago North legislator who was elected in office […]

  • Arrests Over Apaa Demonstration in Gulu

    Police in Gulu Monday briefly arrested five legislators in a demonstration over the Apaa land conflict. The contested Apaa land is claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts. The legislators were released but John Bosco Uhuru, an environmental activist, and  an organizer of the demonstration remains in police custody. The long running conflict over Apaa […]

  • Wildfire Kills Gulu Woman

    A 60-year-old woman was killed by wildfire in Lalworo village, Paicho Sub County in Gulu while trying to save her crops from being burnt by a wild fire. The victim, Karla Aceng rushed to her garden to harvest pigeon pea when fire suspected to have been started by hunters powered by strong winds swept  through […]

  • UPDF Deploys In Apaa

      More soldiers have been deployed in Apaa, a chunk of land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts, the army has said. The deployment follows a directive issued by the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi following escalation of violence in the area in recent weeks. Gen Muhoozi was speaking during the launch […]

  • Kadaga Directs OPM to Support the Displaced in Apaa

    The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Office of the Prime Minister to immediately support thousands of people recently displaced in Apaa, Amuru district with food aid and shelter. Some 2,100 people mostly women and children fled their homes after unknown people armed with Machete, spears, bows and arrows attacked them and razed down […]

  • Irate Gulu Mob Burn Church of Self-Proclaimed Prophet

      An angry mob in Gulu on Sunday afternoon burnt a church belonging to a self- proclaimed prophet on allegations that he was a cult leader. Yecu aye Got Makwo “Jesus the Living stone Ministries” is headed by ‘‘Bishop’’ Bataringaya Okumu. The church is located in Kanyagoga parish, Bardege Division, Gulu municipality. Police had a […]

  • Thugs Break into Offices of German Agency in Gulu, Vandalize Six Cars

      Unknown thugs Monday morning broke into the offices of the German Development Cooperation [GIZ] in Gulu Municipality and vandalized property worth millions of shillings, police in Gulu have said. The thugs’ reportedly gained access to the premises located in Iriaga West sub-ward, Iriaga parish Laroo Division after beating two security guards attached to Security […]

  • 10 Missing Amuru Residents Detained in Adjumani

      Ten people allegedly kidnapped by unknown men armed with bows and arrows from the disputed Apaa land are being held at Adjumani Government Prison (Openzinzi) in Ukisijoni Sub-county, Adjumani district, Acholi Times has established. The ten were kidnapped during renewed fights over the contested 40 square kilometer Apaa land which is claimed by both […]

  • Lamwo Head-teacher in Trouble School Stamp in a Disco

    The head teacher of Gem Primary School in Palabek Gem Sub County, Lamwo district, is in trouble for an alleged misuse of school stamp. Richard Otim has been placed under investigation by district authorities to find out circumstances how the school stamp for Gem Primary ended up being used in disco in Padibe Town Council. […]

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